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Koali Introduces Discus II Concept to be Released Fall 2014

Koali Introduces Discus II Concept to be Released Fall 2014

Koali’s Discus II adds three stainless steel styles to the previously released all acetate Discus concept. New styles are available in both rimmed and semi-rimless models. Discus takes us to the Amazonian waters where this tropical fish with magnificent colors and patterns inspired our Koali designer to create the Discus concept. Stainless steel frame fronts are available in both neutral and rich tones. The openwork metal core evokes patterns of the Discus fish through vibrant transparent acetate temples which are beveled to accentuate finish and color. Three contemporary stainless steel shapes are offered in a palette of three colors per model. For more information visit www.morel-france.com
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New Sexy Smart Styles from the XOXO Optical Collection

New Sexy Smart Styles from the XOXO Optical Collection

With the best of the old and new, the latest XOXO Optical collection features four styles for the contemporary, fashionable woman. Charming, Enchant, Glamour and Knockout offer bold and edgy fashion for all styles with intense colors and modernized animal prints for four sexy, feminine looks. Charming offers a bold, sophisticated look for the in-the-mix girl. For a combination of retro and modern, Charming features Japanese acetate temples and brow bar with a colored metal eyerim create a rounded eyeshape with an uplift. Spring hinges and adjustable nose pads offer a comfortable fit. Charming is available in Black and Burgundy. Enchant is a semi-rimless metal frame with a cateye shape. The upswept eyeshape leads to temples featuring subtle animal prints in teal and black or brown and black. Enchant offers adjustable nose pads for a sure fit and is available in Brown and Turquoise. Glamour is an acetate frame with a modern butterfly eyeshape. The amber tortoise or black over pearl acetates offer a contemporary twist on a classic look, paired with a three-dimensional double stud temple décor. Glamour is available in Black and Tortoise. Knockout returns in a bold new color combination!...
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Tommy Hilfiger Introduces the Fall/Winter 2014 Eyewear Collection

Tommy Hilfiger Introduces the Fall/Winter 2014 Eyewear Collection

The Tommy Hilfiger Group, which is wholly owned by PVH Corp. [NYSE: PVH], is pleased to introduce the Fall/Winter 2014 eyewear collection, manufactured by Safilo Group S.p.A. The new collection of optical frames for men features eclectic details that fuse functionality, comfort, versatility and style. An innovative combination of acetates introduces new brushed effects, color contrasts, graphic outlines and chromatic color blocking. The collection, available in Fall 2014, reflects the relaxed vibe, youthful spirit and irreverent attitude at the core of Tommy Hilfiger’s brand identity.   EAST COAST PREP Models TH 1292 and TH 1290 These men’s optical frames are inspired by the classic preppy lifestyle. The temples are enhanced with a shaded color-block effect in gray/black/Havana blue; mud/orange/Havana; transparent blue/solid blue/Havana; gray/blue/Havana; Havana/green/transparent gray; and Havana red/fuchsia/lilac. An exclusive new five-barrel hinge on the temples ensures comfort while adding an innovative twist to the design. Tommy Hilfiger eyewear is manufactured by Safilo Group S.p.A and distributed by its wholly owned subsidiary through exclusive agreements with international...
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OGI Eyewear Introduces a Timeless Icon, The Milton from Seraphin

OGI Eyewear Introduces a Timeless Icon, The Milton from Seraphin

Characteristically demonstrating a noteworthy tribute to retro boldness, Seraphin recommends a design inspired by time honored styles from the mid to late 20th century. The Milton is brought to the forefront with dapper appearance embodying the prestigious intelligence behind the frame. A memorable unification of Japanese titanium and acetate overlay come together to create an extremely lightweight yet durable design. With exquisite detail on both the bridge and the temples, the Milton provides a timeless classic of precise intricacy. With a refined classiness, this round frame captivates sophistication, making it an icon to always be remembered. Featured Style: The Milton: A timeless classic, the P3 figure of Seraphin’s Milton offers a long-established shape with updated intricacy. Elaborate etchings lace the Milton’s Japanese titanium throughout its bridge and temples with a hand crafted quality. Titanium and acetate unify to produce an extremely lightweight design with options such as black/antique silver, dark tortoise demi/black, dark tortoise demi/gold and light blonde demi/bronze. Philosophy “I designed the Milton with John Lennon in mind. During the 1960’s this once...
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Tura Inc. Debuts its Re-Mastered Lulu Guinness Collection with Four Striking Cat Eye Models

Tura Inc. Debuts its Re-Mastered Lulu Guinness Collection with Four Striking Cat Eye Models

Tura Inc., the inventor of fashion eyewear in 1938, expands its re-mastered Lulu Guinness collection with four striking Cat Eye models debuting in August. In keeping with the Lulu Guinness DNA, the new ophthalmic styles provide a modern, dramatic and flirty update to the popular Cat Eye shape trend. The frames feature custom iconic prints from the designer’s handbag collection, combining luxurious laminate materials and engravings to flatter a variety of women’s faces. While these new models are bold, they are still very wearable. The Lulu Guinness eyewear collection is the “must have” affordable collectible. “The Lulu Guinness brand is known for combining various viewpoints into a cohesive whole, and the latest models are no exception,” says Tura Inc.’s Vice President of Brand Management Jennifer Coppel. “While the front shapes are very retro with a striking attitude, they maintain Lulu’s iconic sophistication and refinement.” Sexy Secretary: Style L874 The mysterious sexy secretary is brought to life with a rich acetate frame. Custom printed temples including leopard, black and white stripes, and glitter embedded acetate, make this frame even more striking. A soften...
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Koali Introduces Yucca Concept to be Released Fall 2014

Koali Introduces Yucca Concept to be Released Fall 2014

The sword-shaped leaves of the Yucca plant are the inspiration behind Koali’s latest concept which balances harmony and color. Each temple consists of three arched stainless steel strands mimicking the leaves of the Yucca plant as they dance with color, creating movement in every dimension. Strands are constructed by a partially divided and folded stainless steel sheet secured by the endtips creating a rainbow, beginning from the front of the frame. Each strand radiates nature inspired tones within the same color palette. Translucent, triple-layered handcrafted acetate adds depth to frame fronts and softness to the overall composition of the frame. Yucca offers an accommodating and comprehensive range of product with 10 different styles consisting of 7 stainless steel front models and 3 of handcrafted acetate in a wide range of shapes and sizes. For more information visit www.morel-eyewearusa.com
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Match Eyewear Proudly Announces Expansion of the Helium Paris Collection

Match Eyewear Proudly Announces Expansion of the Helium Paris Collection

Match Eyewear proudly announces the continued expansion of the Helium Paris collection with the release of four new optical styles HE4234, HE4235, HE4236 and HE4237. Helium Paris Woman’s style HE4234 is a modified rectangle metal and zyl combination with metal trim that accents the temple with a row of rhinestones. Marbleized coloration on the temples provides a cohesive look. Available in Matte Black, Matte Brown and Matte Burgundy in eye size 53. Helium 4234 Woman’s style HE4237 is a modified cat-eye shape with a whimsical, beadlike ribbon detail decorating the front and temples. An embossed Helium logo completes the look. Color combinations offering stylish marble effects include Black, Green Marble, Purple Marble and Tortoise Blue in eye size 52. Helium 4237 Helium Paris Men’s style HE4235 is a modified square. Ceramic trim adorns the end-piece and a Helium logo plaque is mounted in the polished acetate temples for a retro-inspired finishing touch. Available in Dark Blue, Grey and Tortoise in eye size 53. Helium 4235 Men’s style HE4236 is a modified rectangle front. A unique denim inspired detail is layered within the acetate temples with surrounding metal...
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Lightec’s New Petite Additions to the Women’s Alpha 24 and Men’s Alpha 23 Concepts

Lightec’s New Petite Additions to the Women’s Alpha 24 and Men’s Alpha 23 Concepts

Morel releases a petite offering to the Lightec line to accommodate a lower range of eye sizes. Conservative shapes designed for smaller faces are offered in two of Lightec’s slimmest and most lightweight concepts to date: Alpha 23 for men and Alpha 24 for women. Lightec’s focus continues to be on pure, comfortable, easy-to-wear frames. Alpha 23 & 24 These all-metal uber-slim concepts are lightweight with temples measuring just 2.8 mm at their widest point. A thermoformed sleeve is fitted at the endtips and finished with a nylon microendtip for heightened comfort.   Alpha 23 Three more men’s models in sizes from 49 to 51: two semi-rimless and one full rimmed, in a neutral color palette with three colors per model.   Alpha 24 Offers three additional women’s models in sizes from 47 to 49: two semi-rimless and one full rimmed, in three colors each, in both vivid and neutral tones.   Models are 100% stainless steel and equipped with an exclusive screwless and springless Alpha hinge. A black chrome base for all varnished versions ensures better hold and color rendering. With a super clean and ultra-modern look, Alpha 23 and 24 have a cohesive offering for all...
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Cole Haan’s Summer Eyewear Release is Playfully Sophisticated

Cole Haan’s Summer Eyewear Release is Playfully Sophisticated

Cole Haan eyewear, distributed by ClearVision Optical, continues its playful yet sophisticated design direction with new styles for men and women. Taking inspiration from the brand’s timeless, well-crafted designs, the summer release elegantly fuses tradition and modernity into its acetate and metal frames. Men’s styles feature confident masculine shapes, thoughtful design details, and rich materials. Women’s styles blend materials in unparalleled hues with subtle romantic finishes. This release also features the brand’s summer colorways – blues, blacks, and grays – and the brand’s new wordmark and monogram logos, helping further reflect the effortlessly polished style of Cole Haan. Focusing on individual style, the latest Cole Haan release is designed for the creative class of makers, creators, and innovators. It offers a foundation of cool classics and signature investments to eyewear enthusiasts who want to “be good, do good, and look good doing it.” Following is a selection of the inspirational, yet accessible optical styles that join the Cole Haan collection this July: Cole Haan 251: Ideal for the Cole Haan man who keeps things classic but with a twist, this contemporary...
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The Perfect Combination with the Latest Argyleculture Eyewear Frames

The Perfect Combination with the Latest Argyleculture Eyewear Frames

Masculine eyeshapes and on-trend colors combine for the perfect look for any man in the latest Argyleculture Eyewear collection. Paxton and Bolden offer three distinct styles mixing classic and modern elements for an exclusive look. Paxton features a modified round eyeshape with a keyhole bridge for a classic preppy shape. Featuring black and tortoise acetates, Paxton is perfect for the modern man. Spring hinges offer a comfortable fit. Paxton is available in Black and Tortoise. Bolden features a classic rectangle eyeshape in a larger size for a wearable look. The extended metal temple décor leads to beveled temples which reveal hints of blue and brown acetates. Bolden is available in Black/Tort and Brown. The McGee Group markets ophthalmic frames, sunwear, reading glasses, and cases to all customer groups throughout North America and many international markets including eye care professionals, distributors, large optical chains, mass merchants, and department stores. Since its inception in 1976, The McGee Group has gained recognition as a forward-thinking company by merging innovative technology with fashion, offering high quality products, superior marketing support, and value-added...
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Talvac II, ÖGA Introduces Two Full-Rimmed Frames To Talvac Family

Talvac II, ÖGA Introduces Two Full-Rimmed Frames To Talvac Family

ÖGA releases Talvac II, adding two full-rimmed metal models to the original semi-rimless Talvac family. The combinations of material and color contrasts make the Talvac concept visually striking, masculine, and comfortable. Full-rimmed stainless steel frame fronts are paired with handcrafted acetate temples for a unique, but timeless design. The texture, which defines the concept, is inspired by Scandinavian furniture where layers of material produce unique effects. The Talvac temple, made from two-tone triple-layered acetate, is milled to reveal a second layer in a contrasting color and then textured using laser technology. The integrated endpiece hides the cam return spring-hinge system and acts as the link between the temple and frame fronts. Each of the two new Talvac II models is offered in three colors each. For additional information contact Morel: (800) 526-8838; www.morel-eyewearusa.com.
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Farrah, Ivy and Paula Summer Style for All with the Vera Bradley Girlfriends Collection

Farrah, Ivy and Paula Summer Style for All with the Vera Bradley Girlfriends Collection

The Vera Bradley Girlfriends collection offers a frame for every style, whether she prefers sport blue or pretty in pink. Farrah, Ivy and Paula offer a mix of trendy and classic eyeshapes and design details to make each girl feel extraordinary. For a trendy teen, Farrah brings the perfect shape and color combination! Farrah offers an oversized rounded eyeshape with a flat metal front in black or dark purple for a bold look. Vera Bradley’s Clementine and Flower Shower are prominently features on the exterior temples. Farrah features Ivy is a combination frame with a rounded rectangle metal front and temples. The three dimensional endpiece highlights the two tone metal plating, combining brown with red or pink with purple for a colorful look. The acetate temples prominently feature Vera Bradley’s Clementine and Flower Shower, with complementary interior colors of peach and hot pink. Ivy features spring hinges and adjustable nose pads for a comfortable fit. A classic look for any girl returns in new colors! Paula is a handmade acetate frame, featuring a modified cateye shape and the latest Vera Bradley colors on the exterior temples. The Flower Shower frame features tortoise over peach...
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Diane von Furstenberg Unveils Limited Edition Google Glass Collection

Diane von Furstenberg Unveils Limited Edition Google Glass Collection

Today, Diane von Furstenberg and Google join forces to launch the DVF | Made for Glass collection, a collaboration that melds the boldness and creativity of Glass Explorers with the confidence and independence of the DVF Woman. The brands first collaborated on a short film “DVF Through Glass” which provided an insider’s view of Diane von Furstenberg’s Spring 2013 runway show. The limited edition collection of frames and shades is a watershed moment between technology and fashion. “I have always been fascinated by technology and as a brand, DVF embraces technology,” says Diane von Furstenberg. “It is a very natural fit for us and we are delighted to be on the forefront with Glass.” “We’re thrilled to collaborate with DVF once more to further transform eyeglasses – the oldest wearable technology in human history – into something modern and fashionable,” said Isabelle Olsson, Lead Designer for Glass. The development of the DVF | Made for Glass collection also includes a close partnership between DVF and Marchon Eyewear, the brand’s longtime licensing partner and one of the world’s largest manufacturers and distributors of optical and sunglass...
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NEW PUMA Optical Styles for SS14

NEW PUMA Optical Styles for SS14

This season, PUMA enhances its high-quality eyewear collection with several dynamically stylish new optical looks for the newly launched youth segment. Each profile reflects the key PUMA characteristics of edgy athletic design and optimum functionality. Inspired by a demand for eyewear that effectively meets all the needs of today’s full lives, these frames promise cool, understated appeal and unsurpassable long-wearing comfort – even under the most trying of circumstances. The final look and feel denote spontaneity and high energy. PU15407 With its dramatic fusion of vintage styling and vibrant shading, this PUMA optical frame will be a talking point for trendy young men and women. High-quality acetate forms the light, comfortable profile. The bold interplay of color and patterns crowns this everyday city style. Colors Black Plum Tortoise PU15424 This hip new PUMA frame is an instant must-have accessory for active young women. The brightly colored frame front contrasts with the equally bright and colorful temple to create a bold and eye-catching look. Colors Black Blue Tortoise PU15425 Whether hitting the books or hitting the court, this retro frame is the style to wear. Its...
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Ogi Kids: The Trendsetters Of Tomorrow

Ogi Kids: The Trendsetters Of Tomorrow

Ogi Eyewear is excited to debut two new styles to enhance the “Mommy and Me” Collection, solidifying Ogi Kids as a leader in the children’s eyewear segment. By paralleling playful with practical, Ogi injects a spirited liveliness into each kids’ style. The collection reflects the growing demand for kids’ eyewear that is refined and sophisticated. Each of the two styles are available in a variety of bright colors carefully picked to exemplify the playful nature of the collection. Ogi Eyewear redefines children’s frames by developing styles that are in sync with the latest fashion movements for tomorrow’s influential trendsetters. Featured Styles: OK311 – Ogi Eyewear introduces the newest addition to the Ogi Kids’ “Mommy and Me” Collection, the OK311. With versatile flattering features this youthful frame embodies the sophistication of its parent style, the 9202. Featuring a swooping brow with a soft angled oval shape, this frame gives the simple structure an appealing look. Tinted tortoise hues pair with matching colored metal temples to create the ultimate in comfort and style. OK312 – An expressive new addition to the Ogi Kids Collection is the OK312....
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